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25-Jan-2019 to 23:37

Mozambique drops to 122 in Global Talent Index

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique fell to 122 position from 117 to 122 in the 2018 Global Competitiveness Index of Talents, becoming one of the four worst countries in the world to attract, retain and develop talent, APA can report.

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:29

AfDB reviews eSwatini’s development strategies

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A delegation of 10 Executive Directors (EDs) from the African Development Bank will be on a three-day stakeholder consultation mission in eSwatini over the period 27-30 January 2019.

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:22

Mozambique probes death of S/African terror suspect

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's provincial attorney’s office in the country's northern province of Cabo Delgado has ordered an autopsy on the corpse of a South African businessman.

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25-Jan-2019 to 06:42

S/African leader says “too early” to suspend officials implicated in graft probe

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will wait for the outcome of all judicial commissions of inquiry to be finalised before deciding whether he should suspend government officials implicated in corruption or wrongdoing, APA has learnt.

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25-Jan-2019 to 06:28

Finance minister reaches out to S/Africans for 2019 budget input

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, who delivers his 2019 national budget in February in Cape Town, has called on South Africans to send him ideas on how the country could boost its economic growth.

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25-Jan-2019 to 06:09

S/African minister pays tribute to late Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has joined fellow fans in the country to pay tribute to late Zimbabwean music icon, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who died on Wednesday after a long illness in in Harare.

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24-Jan-2019 to 15:39

Angola decriminalizes same-sex conduct

APA-Luanda (Angola) By Graeme Reid — Angola has finally shed the divisive “vices against nature” provision in its law, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct.

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